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Summer Breeze

(2012)
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New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer never fails to imbue her novels with warmth and wisdom. In Summer Breeze, the author of Beachcombers and Heat Wave tells the wonderfully moving story of three women who forge a unique bond one sun-drenched summer on New England's Dragonfly Lake.

Morgan O'Keefe feels trapped in a gilded cage. True, the thirty-year-old mother agreed to put her science career on hold to raise her young son while her husband pursued his high-powered job. But though Morgan loves many things about staying home with her child, she misses the thrill of working with her colleagues in the lab. She's restless and in dire need of a change.

Fed up with New York City's hectic pace, Natalie Reynolds takes up her aunt's offer to move to the Berkshires and house-sit her fabulous lakeside house for a year. Passionate about applying brush to canvas, Natalie is poised to become the artist she has forever longed to be. But life on Dragonfly Lake is never without surprises, and for a novice swimmer like Natalie, the most welcome surprise proves to be the arms of a handsome neighbor pulling her up from the water for a gulp of air.

When her mother breaks her leg, Bella Barnaby quits her job in Austin and returns home to help out her large, boisterous family. Among her new duties: manning the counter at the family business, Barnaby's Barn, an outdated shop sorely in need of a makeover. While attractive architect Aaron has designs on her, Bella harbors long held secret dreams of her own.

Summer on Dragonfly Lake is ripe for romance, temptation, and self-discovery as the lives of these three women unexpectedly intertwine. Summer Breeze illustrates how the best of friends can offer comfort, infuriate, or even - sometimes - open one's eyes to the astonishing possibilities of life lived in a different way. This captivating novel displays a prestigiously gifted writer at the height of her storytelling powers.

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Summer Breeze
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
ISBN: 1-61173-469-X / 978-1-61173-469-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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June 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Summer Breeze: A Novel
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
ISBN: 0-345-52871-9 / 978-0-345-52871-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Summer Breeze: A Novel
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
ISBN: 0-345-52872-7 / 978-0-345-52872-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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June 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Summer Breeze (Lib)(CD)
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
ISBN: 0-307-93957-X / 978-0-307-93957-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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June 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Summer Breeze: A Novel
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
Publisher: Random House Audio
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June 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Summer Breeze: A Novel
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Summer Breeze
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
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June 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Summer Breeze: A Novel
Author(s): Nancy Thayer
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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